• Identity discs
    Photographed by Katie Powell, July 2019

Identity discs

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creationcirca 1939-1945
GenreCurrency, Medals & Militaria;Identity, Migration & Travel
Object ID2013.004.009
CreatorCzechslovak Army [issued by]
DescriptionTwo composite identity discs, one red circle and one green octagon, tied together on a length of cord. Both discs are stamped with the same information on each side.
Materials/Techniquescomposite fibre discs on cord
Measurementsred disc: 3.5 x 3.5 cm ; green disc: 3 x 3.8 cm ; cord: 38 cm
InscriptionsFront: VOJ BEDRICH EISINGER 2240 Reverse: F 722 J
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 2013 by Barbara Eisinger. 

Acquired by the donor's father, Bedrich Eisinger, during his military service. 
Classificationdog tags (military tags)
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Barbara Eisinger
NoteAcquired by Bedrich Eisinger during his military service in the Czechoslovak Army